Great article - Obama disappointment so far - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Don Boston
    • 01.11.09 | 06:41 (IST)

    This is a great article. Protecting Israel from the consequences of its actions has greatly damaged Israel, the US and the entire world. There is no more polarizing issue in world affairs. Many more have been killed in Sudan, but nothing divides people like Israeli-Palestinian issues. The enormity of the routine abuse of over 3 million people on a daily basis for decades is unique and abhorrent in the extreme, even before consideration of the war crimes. Nowhere else in the world have so many people been abused so badly for so long. Yet, the US continues to defend Israel unconditionally. At first, I thought Obama was different, but he has backed down so far, I'm starting to wonder if he has a spine.

    from the article: America, stop sucking up to Israel
    First published 01:17 01.11.09 | Last updated 10:49 01.11.09
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